Heroes is a technology-driven e-commerce company that acquires, operates, and scales small and medium-sized brands with category-winning products on global marketplaces. We focus on Amazon FBA brands with outstanding customer reviews and a proven track record of leading bestseller lists in high-growth niches.

Built by a team with a background in investment banking, venture capital and D2C eCommerce we have the right experience to build and grow outstanding brands on Amazon and beyond.

To date we have raised a total of $265 million from leading investors including Upper90, Fuel Ventures, 360 Capital. We’re growing rapidly month-on-month and expanding rapidly. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high-growth start-up.

The role

This role will drive the due diligence processes and oversee the integration of new acquisitions into the Heroes ecosystem. The FM will work as part of the Finance team, but closely alongside the acquisitions team to combine analytics and detail orientated skills with the fast-paced dynamics of a start-up environment. We love data and there is scope for an adept and tech-savvy operational finance employee to create and improve processes to keep our acquisition flow efficient and seamless (as well as helping in other related areas).

Responsibilities

  • Ensure key due diligence and completion tasks are performed on each deal and these findings taken through to the post-acquisition on-boarding of the business.
  • Create a playbook of standardised processes that allow for the most efficient execution of all components of our acquisition and integration process.
  • Having an eye on continuous improvement, always looking for opportunities for efficiency in our internal tools and processes, and for ways to more effectively execute our operations and smooth the acquisition / integration processes.
  • Comprising of both internal and external stakeholder management including (but not limited to):
    • Managing external accountants to ensure information is promptly and accurately provided and imported into the Heroes’ accounting system.
    • Collating and chasing key items outstanding during the acquisition process from both sellers and internal team members.
    • Being an engaged part of the broader team - asking questions, challenging where appropriate, and contributing to our positive company culture.

About you

  • Accounting related undergraduate degree
  • Strong English skills (written and spoken)
  • Training in an international accounting firm
  • Experience in an in-house finance department (minimum 3 years experience in total)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including v lookup and pivot tables in order to analyse data exported from different systems.)
  • Organised with good attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues at all levels.
  • Willing to adapt and pick up new techniques and technologies.
  • Able to prioritise and multitask in a fast paced environment, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Cleared to work in your country of residence.
  • Experience with NetSuite and or in a fast moving e-commerce or retail business would be beneficial.

Benefits

  • Attractive share options plan, giving you direct ownership in Heroes and ability to see the direct impact of your contributions
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme - contributions into an Aviva pension scheme every month
  • Friday pizza and drinks! Wind down with pizza and drinks with your colleagues at the office every Friday 
  • Weekly football club, with own personalised Heroes football jersey, and a post-match drink at the pub!
  • Regular team events, such as team lunches, dinners and parties
  • Cycle to Work scheme - save more than 25% on a bike and accessories 
  • 20% Amazon discount on all of Heroes’ brands. Enjoy some downward dog on one of our yoga mats, or trim your hedges using a pair of our gardening loppers!
  • Daily coffee, tea, fresh fruit, and breakfast in the central London office

 

Heroes is an equal opportunity employer and we are looking to build a diverse, inclusive team. We hire based purely on business need, skillset & competence and do not consider age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships when making hiring decisions.

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